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December 2017
$25

RIVER ROOM: A Christmas Carol performed by Gerald Dickens $25 Adv / $30 Cash Door

Sunday, December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Join us in the River Room as Gerald Dickens breathes life into Scrooge, Marley, and the Ghosts his great-great Grandfather created. A once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the one-man portrayal of one of the greatest stories ever written! Costumes encouraged. Period punches and concoctions available! 6pm Doors 7:30pm Show One Show Only! A Christmas Carol presented by the Aster Theater Trust performed by Gerald Dickens (great great grandson to Charles Dickens) at The Historic River Room at the Aster Cafe Ticket…

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The Blacksmith Daughters (Folk) $6

Sunday, December 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $6 covers on the tab. Music 8-10pm http://www.theblacksmithsdaughters.com The Blacksmith’s Daughters, featuring both Annella Platta and Julida Alter on vocals and piano, are a Minneapolis-based Americana /folk-rock band that incorporates classical instrumentation into modern song writing. Rocking guitar intertwined with harp-like ukulele and lush string parts perfectly support the intricate melodies and tight harmonies that only sisters who grew up singing together could achieve. After their creative achievement of…

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Naked Grouse Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Naked Grouse sponsors the MN Songwriter Showcase at the Aster Cafe! To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Rotating Songwriters 8-10pm Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." Throughout the years we…

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Katy Vernon / Tim Houlihan (Folk) $8

Thursday, December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Singer of sad songs on a happy instrument!! Katy has been described as ”One of the Twin Cities’ most beloved folky singer/songwriters.” Star Tribune. Chris Riemenschneider. She was born and raised in London, UK, but in the past dozen or so years has established herself as one of the Twin Cities busiest musicians. Combining catchy pop with Americana twang. https://katyvernon.bandcamp.com/track/lily - Tim Houlihan plays songs written for his records and covers troubadours of the early 1970’s. His style is influenced…

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Christmas Time, A Time for Christmas! ft Jaedyn James, Lightin’ Joe Peterson & Julia Floberg $5

Friday, December 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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A marvelous, wintry romp through all of your Christmas favorites! Hosted by Lightnin' Joe Peterson, this show will feature the extraordinary vocal acrobatics of Jaedyn James, the tender cello stylings of Julia Floberg, and the surprising with of a variety of special guest s. Capturing all the elation and wistful longing of the holiday season in one star-studded evening. http://www.jjandthehunger.com/ https://www.facebook.com/LightninJoePeterson/ http://juliafloberg.com/bio/ RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $5 cover charges on the tab. Music…

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$10

River Room: Laura Nicholson $10 Adv + Doors

Saturday, December 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Nashville singer-songwriter, Laura Nicholson is silencing rooms in music city. Last year, Laura made the big move from Minneapolis to Nashville to pursue the music industry. In just 1 year Laura's catalog of songs has landed her exclusive gigs including Girls of Nashville, which hosts Nashville's up-and-coming artists and songwriters. She also had the opportunity to open for hit recording artist and singer-songwriter Caitlyn Smith (Meghan Trainor, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks). Last month, Laura crossed off a bucket list goal…

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Hannah von der Hoff Trio / Anna Schulze (Rock n Roll/Folk Pop) $8

Saturday, December 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Bonnie Raitt meets Alabama Shakes. Viceral roots rock for the ages. Hannah von der Hoff's Rock n Roll Trio showcases just what they're about to capture in Jan 2018 for her debut album! Kickstarter campaign Dec 13 - Jan 13 http://www.facebook.com/hannahvonderhoff www.hannahvonderhoff.com - “Anna Schulze is a refreshing update on the singer/songwriter. She plays electric guitar, sings from the heart, and brings energy and passion to the stage. She simmers and shimmers somewhere between power pop and emo rock, and…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, December 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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YES! We're open on Christmas Eve until 4pm! Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the…

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CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

Monday, December 25
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Thank you for understanding we are celebrating with our family and friends too. Happy Holidays!

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Naked Grouse Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, December 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Naked Grouse sponsors the MN Songwriter Showcase at the Aster Cafe! To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Rotating Songwriters 8p-10:30p Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." Throughout the years we…

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The April Fools (Americana) $8

Thursday, December 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The band's self-released debut in 2015 garnered airplay on over 140 radio stations across the US and Canada, including 90.3 KFAI and 89.3 The Current in the Twin Cities. Their brand new release (11/18/2017) "Colorwheel" on Blackberry Way Records is already generating interest over the airwaves where listeners responded enthusiastically to The April Fools' unique blend of Roots, Rock, and Americana. The band simply call themselves "American Rock and Roll." No matter what you call it, their shows at The…

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Tony Rook Band (Bluegrass) $7

Friday, December 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Born and raised in North Carolina, Tony Rook is no bluegrass novice. He picked up his first guitar at the age of 12, rocking out in the local music scene before returning to his bluegrass roots. Tony, now a multi-instrumentalist, describes his music as “incredibly personal.” His songs convey real-life experiences and hardships through soulful lyrical arrangements and intricate guitar riffs. His album “Labor of Love,” released in 2000 with Rook & Wood, garnered much recognition in the bluegrass community…

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Louis & Clarke (21st Century Jazz) $10

Saturday, December 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Longtime musical collaborators rundio (aka: Louis Sinclair) and Steve Clarke explore the possibilities of mixing a 19th century Soprano Saxophone and a 20th century Chapman Stick with 21st century looping and audio processing technology with Michael Bissonnette providing groove navigation on drums and sundry percussion. https://www.facebook.com/LouisandClarke/ Music 9-11pm RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 Cover charges on the tab.

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$25

Hookers & Blow NYE Minneapolis Dance Party (60’s & 70’s R&B) $25 Doors 8:30pm / Music 9:30pm

Sunday, December 31 @ 8:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Ring in the New Year with 60's and 70's R&B tribute supergroup Hookers & Blow in our Historic River Room! http://www.hookersandblow.org/?page_id=35 Doors - 8:30pm Showtime - 9:30pm Complimentary champagne toast at Midnight! Advance Ticket Sales end 12pm noon day of show. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS. Check in with Will-Call when you arrive. Remaining spots will be available at the door for $25 CASH ONLY, subject to availability based upon no-shows, room capacity, etc. ENTRANCE IS NOT GUARANTEED. THIS IS A…

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January 2018

Mae Simpson / Julia Christiann (Folk Soul) $6

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Mae Simpson is a singer/songwriter born In Beaufort South Carolina. From a very early age she would find herself singing songs she never heard, because they were her's. Through the years she found love in the music she writes. Passion, soul, and a rawness of real emotions showing through. Today she works with an array of talented musicians in the Twin Cities hoping to bring back some soul and female power. https://soundcloud.com/maesimpsonmusic - Julia Christiann is a singer-songwriter based in…

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PONY RUG PRESENTS: Idle Empress / Hemma (Indie Folk) $7

Thursday, January 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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A Pony Rug showcase First Thursdays at the Aster! Pony Rug is a Minneapolis-based live music video session platform, with weekly releases featuring up and coming artists! https://www.facebook.com/PonyRug https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAkZa9uOMOj0Ng-LSd5Xgcw Music 8pm Hemma https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E9Hoyg9fyE 9pm Idle Empress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUTjWH6Cx1g - https://www.facebook.com/pg/IdleEmpress - https://hemma.bandcamp.com This band is Hannah Hebl. The band is fluid and has included Drummers Rick Hanneman Dave Power Shane Leonard and Elliot Heinz. Bassists Leo Strei Pat Kuehn Lauren Anderson. Keyboardists Adelyn Strei Andrew Bocher Josh Frederick Guitar Lauren Anderson…

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Fellow Pynins (Folk) $10

Friday, January 5, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $10 covers on the tab. Music 9-11pm http://www.fellowpynins.com "Fascinating stuff" - Frank Hennessy, BBC Radio Wales "Spellbinding" - Country Music People "Fellow pynins will transport you into their haunting and beguiling world of love tales and spine-tingling harmonies... They will have you traveling far and wide to hear them again." ~ Lisa Dunn, BBC Fellow Pynins is a tender duo birthed out of years of traveling, farming, childrearing, and…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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$25

RIVER ROOM: CMA, ACM & Grammy Award-Winning Bryan White (Country) $25 Adv / $30 Cash Door

Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Join us for an intimate night with award-winning country artist Bryan White! Doors 7pm Music 8pm Ticket sales end 12pm noon Saturday Jan 6th, 2018. Remaining seats and standing room available at 7pm Doors for $30 Cash. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS. SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. BAR SERVICE ONLY. If you'd like to join us for dinner before or after the show in our Cafe, please make a reservation at 612-379-3138. http://bryanwhite.com https://www.facebook.com/BryanWhiteFans/ Bryan was born in Lawton/Fort Sill,…

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DURRY (Marah in the Mainsail) & Mariah Mercedes (Indie) $8

Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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DURRY is an accomplished singer/song writer with nearly a decade of experience in the music scene and countless shows under his belt. Front man and the creative force behind MPLS based Marah in the Mainsail, an eclectic and high energy cult-rock band that's well established in the Midwest and beyond. In light of the growing popularity of Marah in the Mainsail, DURRY is a small and intimate look behind the curtain of the normally huge octane sound. The music is…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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The Lowland Lakers with Special Guest Almighty American (Americana) $7

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Lowland Lakers are a Midwest folk trio based out of Minneapolis with roots in bluegrass, rock & roll, and country. They serve up their own take on acoustic Americana through a minimal use of guitar, banjo, fiddle, double bass, and distinct vocal harmonies. Songs in their catalog tend to differ in theme and feel giving the group a wide dynamic range and balanced emotional charge. Having played a wild variety of venues around the upper Midwest, the Lowland Lakers…

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$15 - $25

RIVER ROOM: Two Night Special with Farewell Milwaukee w/ Turbo Pastel (Electric) $15 Adv / $20 Cash Door

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Two night special with Farewell Milwaukee in the Historic River Room! Friday Jan 12th - Electric Sat Jan 13th - Acoustic Buy advance tickets to both shows for $25! DOORS 7PM TURBO PASTEL 7:30PM FAREWELL MILWAUKEE 8PM Minneapolis band Farewell Milwaukee releases their fourth full-length album, FM, on September 9. FM is the product of successfully achieving the balance of furthering their artistic careers with a family life. “ has the first song ever written about my daughter, called…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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$15 - $25

RIVER ROOM: Two Night Special with Farewell Milwaukee w/ Big Lake (Acoustic) $15 Adv / $20 Cash Door

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Two night special with Farewell Milwaukee in the Historic River Room! Friday Jan 12th - Electric w/ Turbo Pastel Sat Jan 13th - Acoustic w/ Big Lake Buy advance tickets to both shows for $25! DOORS 7PM BIG LAKE 7:30PM FAREWELL MILWAUKEE 8PM Minneapolis band Farewell Milwaukee releases their fourth full-length album, FM, on September 9. FM is the product of successfully achieving the balance of furthering their artistic careers with a family life. “ has the first song…

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Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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Home Fires ft. Mary Bue (Americana/Folk) $8

Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Home Fires is an Americana duo based in Minneapolis comprised of critically acclaimed singer/songwriters, Sarah Morris and Vicky Emerson. Sarah and Vicky are established touring artists and after developing a close friendship and playing live shows together, they unearthed a gorgeous new sound featuring Sarah's clear, melodic voice and Vicky's warm, weathered harmony. http://www.thehomefiresmusic.com/ - http://marybue.com/music/ Mary Bue is an indie musician, yoga instructor and yoga studio owner based in Minneapolis. A prolific songwriter with nearly 7 albums under…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Ryan Lee Jones featuring Hunter Fraser (Indie Folk) $7

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota -- Ryan Lee Jones is an American singer/songwriter and music producer. After extensive studio experimentation with acclaimed audio engineer Brian Ricke, Jones is pursuing the art of musical storytelling. https://ryanleejonesmusic.com - Hunter Fraser is a Minneapolis Singer Songwriter. Check out his material at his website: https://www.hunterfrasermusic.com 9pm - Hunter Fraser 10pm - Ryan Lee Jones RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $7 Cover charges on the tab.

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, January 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, January 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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February 2018

High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the band diverse influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz,…

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Lightnin’ Joe Peterson (Rock N Roll) $5

Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Lightnin' Joe Peterson is a songwriter and musician from the high desert of New Mexico. He has made his living as an internationally touring multi-instrumentalist for over 15 years, and is currently based in Minneapolis, MN. He is in the midst of recording his first solo EP, which will be available in the spring of 2018. Music 8-10pm https://www.facebook.com/LightninJoePeterson/ RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! Cover charges on the tab.

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The Lowland Lakers with Special Guest Humbird (Americana) $7

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Lowland Lakers are a Midwest folk trio based out of Minneapolis with roots in bluegrass, rock & roll, and country. They serve up their own take on acoustic Americana through a minimal use of guitar, banjo, fiddle, double bass, and distinct vocal harmonies. Songs in their catalog tend to differ in theme and feel giving the group a wide dynamic range and balanced emotional charge. Having played a wild variety of venues around the upper Midwest, the Lowland Lakers…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, February 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, February 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the band diverse influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz,…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the band diverse influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz,…

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High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch (Free)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvY9LTCLP4 Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt and Scruggs. In a genre created and dominated by artists from the South, The High 48s were born and raised in the Upper Midwest. And in a music scene where playing standards is the norm, The High 48s are…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the band diverse influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz,…

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March 2018

Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste gives the band diverse influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz,…

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The Lowland Lakers with Special Guest Savannah Smith (Americana) $7

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Lowland Lakers are a Midwest folk trio based out of Minneapolis with roots in bluegrass, rock & roll, and country. They serve up their own take on acoustic Americana through a minimal use of guitar, banjo, fiddle, double bass, and distinct vocal harmonies. Songs in their catalog tend to differ in theme and feel giving the group a wide dynamic range and balanced emotional charge. Having played a wild variety of venues around the upper Midwest, the Lowland Lakers…

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Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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April 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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May 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music and booze from 1908-1958. Music 9-11pm RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover…

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